This is my Infinity Bottle. The idea is to build a never ending bottle of blended whisky, composed with the last drams from bottles in your collection. When you get to the last drop in the bottle, add it to your 'living' bottle. When the bottle gets full, pour a glass and make some space. So far this is the contents of my infinity bottle with the date each whisk(e)y was added: 14/9/17 … [Read more...] about The Infinity Bottle
The Best Multitool Is The One You Have With You
You can never have enough multitools. I have one in the shed, one in the car, one in my pushbike bag, one in my toolkit, one in my motorbike pannier and yet late at night, when I should have been sleeping, I was scrolling the web for one tool to rule them all. But can there be a perfect multitool? Surely the perfect multitool is the one you have to hand at the right time? Plus, as its … [Read more...] about The Best Multitool Is The One You Have With You
The sofa in the photo below was originally bought a few years ago for 99p. This scan of a negative is the only photo of it I can find. In it my daughter is holding a TV remote that disappeared shortly after the shot was taken. On the whole the sofa had done well, but unfortunately had outlived its use. A throw was struggling to hide the torn upholstery so a brand new sofa was acquired. One … [Read more...] about Deconstructed Sofa
Audio Bloggers Month 2020
This year’s Audio Bloggers month took place over the month of June. You can catch up on the conversations and recordings from those involved via the AudioMo hashtag. Thanks to @Ernmander for keeping it going for 10 years. Great work nurturing and catering for a wonderful community. [A version of this post first appeared in my weekly email which you you can subscribe to here: … [Read more...] about Audio Bloggers Month 2020
Best PMR446 or 2m/70cm Mobile Antenna?
I've been testing a few aerials for my current handheld radio of choice. This experiment is hardly scientific. But I think it's good enough to show you which aerial is the best of the bunch. At least in some conditions. It might also save you some money. Here is a little background. You might want scroll to my findings if you're in a hurry. I started this experiment before I was a licensed … [Read more...] about Best PMR446 or 2m/70cm Mobile Antenna?